Cherry Garth

Sleights, Yorkshire Coast

  • 4 Star
  • The perfect family retreat in a luxurious cottage with stunning views over open countryside and only a few miles from the beautiful Yorkshire coast.

You can book this property from:

  • £663 per week
  • £95 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 3 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Private parking
  • On-street parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 3 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles
  • Shop 0.5 miles

Special Features

  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Smart TV
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Golf

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Property Name: Cherry Garth
Property Location: 23 Coach Road, Sleights, Whitby, North Yorkshire. YO22 5AA
Description: Semi-Detached Period Property

Pre-arrival and local facilities
The nearest bus stop is: on the main road opposite the property
The nearest train station is: 200 yards down hill past Salmon Leap pub
The nearest petrol station is: on A171 on way into Whitby: YO21 1LZ
The nearest electric vehicle charging point is: Aldi superstore, Fairfield Way
The nearest food shop is: Spar Shop up the hill in the centre of Sleights village
The nearest pub/restaurant: Salmon leap Pub, 20 yards down hill on the left
Mobility equipment hire is: Whitby, Scarborough & Ryedale Disability Action Group; Tel: 01947 821001

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: Drive for one car / on-road parking
Number of spaces available: 1 on the driveway
For what sized car: medium (Ford Focus)
Parking surface is: tarmac
Is the parking level: no – on a steep incline
Is there good space to unload once parked? Only from the rear
Distance to property from parking: 5 yards
Distance to nearest public parking area: 20 yards (across the road)
Is it pay and display? no
The width of the path to the property is: 2ft 6”
How many steps are there en-route to the entrance? 2

Main entrance
The main entrance door width is: 28”
Number of steps to the main entrance: 1
The height of the key safe is: 4ft 3”
The height of the keyhole is: 4ft
How many other entrances to the property are there? 2
Is the entrance well lit? moderate

Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: laminate floor (living room); tiles (dining room)
Are there are any rugs? yes
The door widths within these areas are? 2’6” (to kitchen); 5’ (to dining room)
Is there good space between furniture? yes
Is the furniture moveable or fixed? moveable
Is the floor level and step free? yes
Are wall plugs set high or low? low
Are electric sockets high or low? low

The flooring is: ceramic tile
Is the floor level and step free? yes
The width of the doorways is: 2’6”
What height is the worktop to the floor? 3’
Is the oven set high or low? low
The fridge height is: 36”
The freezer height is: 36” under worktop
Is crockery stored high or low: both
Are wall plugs set high or low? both
Are electric sockets high or low? both
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes; what and where? no

Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have? Ground and first
The number of steps between floors is: 12
The flooring is: carpet (stairs and landing); laminate (bedrooms)
Is the flooring level in each bedroom? yes
The door widths are: 2’6”
Bed sizes are: 1 king, 1 double, 2 singles in 3rd room and one single
Is the bedroom furniture moveable or fixed? moveable
Are wall plugs set high or low? both
Are electric sockets high or low? both

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
Type of flooring: tiled
Is the flooring level? yes
Width of the doorways: 2’62
Is there an accessible or adapted WC? no
Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? no
Is there a ground floor WC? no
Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? no
Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? no
Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? no

Outdoor facilities
External areas are: Front garden partially lawned; side yard patio, rear garden partially lawned
Is permanent seating provided? yes
Is there outside lighting? yes
Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg edges of steps) no
Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? no
Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? yes
Are there any other hazards (eg ponds, water features)? Stairs from patio into rear garden

Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? no
If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls? N/A
Mobile phone reception information: yes (Vodaphone)
Closest public telephone is: 300 yards
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? yes
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? no

Additional relevant information
Please add further details on any accessibility items or restrictions found at the property:  There is no wheelchair access from front to back of property other than through the house.


Cherry Garth is a lovely, spacious home with beams wood burning stove, while at the same time providing a thoroughly modern kitchen and bathroom, just what you need for the perfect holiday stay.  Cherry Garth is situated in Sleights on the edge of the North York Moors National Park and is close to the wonderful seaside town of Whitby which boasts the famous Abbey. This well-equipped cottage is light and airy and has a beautiful patio and garden boasting open views. The beamed living room has a wood burning stove to cosy up in front of on those chilly winter evenings after a day out sightseeing and the kitchen is well equipped and has everything you need to prepare a home cooked meal.

This lovely cottage would make an ideal retreat for families to enjoy the North York Moors and Whitby.  You are spoilt for choice in this area of Yorkshire.  Whatever your interests there is something for everyone, historic castles, even older abbeys, museums, farms, walking, cycling, superb local markets with the very best Yorkshire produce and of course restaurants and tea rooms too numerous to mention. Sleights is a very popular village and just a short walk away you will find the famed Botham's a family craft baker's for over 151 years, Radfords butcher's an award winning family run butcher's with locally sourced produce and a small but well stocked Spar shop.

Why we love this property: Great patio area with open views, woodburner to snuggle up in front of, only a short drive or train ride into historic Whitby and easy access to the North York Moors National Park for some great walks or cycle rides.

Half glass door leads into the porch where you will find a hall cupboard, coat hooks and a lovely tiled floor. A great place to store your muddy boots after a day’s walking in the hills.
Lounge: This room has a mixed of tiled and laminate floor and feature ceiling beams with a cosy wood burner in a stunning brick exposed inglenook surround. Furnished with two 2 seater sofas, two tub chairs, a coffee table and a nest of tables, modern sideboard and a TV with Freeview, DVD.  There are also the remains of a cast iron bread oven set into the wall. Double glazed patio doors open onto the large flagged patio and give views across the valley.  Should you be musical or would like to give it a try there is an electric organ which you are welcome to play. This room is beautifully cosy and is a super room in which to sit and relax after a day in Yorkshire
Kitchen: The beamed ceiling kitchen is well equipped and boasts and recently fitted suite of units with complementary worktops extending to make a breakfast bar with four stools. You will find a separate fridge and freezer, a dishwasher and a washer dryer.  There is a gorgeous range cooker with 6 hobs and two ovens. Again a door leads to the extensive patio and a window gives you wonderful views over the valley. A welcome pack is included.
Dining Room: Double doors lead from the lounge to the spacious dining room, again with tiled floor and feature beams.  There is a large wooden table with four chairs and a style church pew for two.  A modern sideboard gives more storage should you need it and the large mirror above reflects the light and the any activity in the living room.  The staircase leads from this room to the first floor.

Bathroom: This light spacious room with tiled floor and half tiled walls, boasts a large P shaped bath with electric shower over and curved shower screen. A basin, and toilet complete the sanitary ware. 
Master Bedroom: This front facing bedroom boasts a king sized bed with two bedside cabinets each with a lamp, a stylish chest of drawers holds a large screen TV and there is a triple wardrobe. It has laminate floor and more feature beams
En-suite WC:  Featuring WC and wash hand basin set in a vanity unit with plenty of storage.
Bedroom Two:  With rear facing aspect having a double bed, built in wardrobes with overhead storage and neat shelves housing bedside lamps.
Bedroom Three:  This room has lots of original features including ornate cast iron fireplace and original beams. There are twin beds each with its own bedside cabinet and lamp, and a large triple wardrobe.
Bedroom Four:  This smaller room with beamed ceiling and laminate floor houses a single bed with two small tables and a bedside lamp.  There is a built in wardrobe and a large wooden bookcase.
Outside: To the rear of the property is an extensive patio, ideal for sitting out and taking in the countryside views, from there steps take you down through the garden to a lower lawned area.  The front boasts more lawn and a sloped drive with parking for one car.

Pets: Up to 2 dogs welcome.
Parking: Private off-road parking.
Garden: A lovely feature of this property with its flagged patio at the rear leading through the garden to the lawn
Heating: A wood burning stove in lounge. The cottage is heated throughout with gas central heating.
Short Breaks: Accepted all year round.
Notes: Towels are provided. No smoking at this property. Unlimited WiFi available free of charge. Mobile phone signal variable.
Shop: 0.5 miles  Pub: 1 mile The Forge Aislaby, and two local pubs in the village The Plough and Salmon Leap.


Area Information

Sleights is a stunning, traditional village located about three miles from Whitby, and is one of the largest villages in country. Along the bottom of the village runs the River Esk, where many salmon can be seen leaping in the river. Salmon fishing permits can be obtained for anyone interested in trying their hand at fishing. The village has fantastic amenities including a shop, bakers, an award-winning butchers, pubs, church, village hall, fish and chip restaurant and a post office. It is a wonderful location for walks and is perfect for a family or couples holiday.

For more information on Sleights and the surrounding area and local events see our Yorkshire Coast Guide and the Festivals & Events Guide.